Tag Archives: Hiking

September 13, 2018

Obituary – Janis Albrecht

GAYSVILLE— Janis Albrecht, 60, a long time resident of Gaysville, passed away peacefully May 10th 2018. She was born December 22, 1957, raised in Fairfield CT and graduated from Andrew Warde High School in 1975. Janis moved to Vermont shortly thereafter. A Nationally Registered EMT…

New bike park opens at S6
Local News
July 25, 2018

New bike park opens at S6

POMFRET—On Saturday, July 21 the Woodstock Inn & Resort, in partnership with Sinuosity: Flowing Trails, unveiled three miles of completed mountain biking trails that are now accessible via the Suicide Six Ski Area’s quad chairlift.

The new bike park welcomes all ages and…

Local News
June 14, 2018

City Creek Path advances

By Katy Savage

RUTLAND— Plans to complete the City Creek Path are underway.

The City Creek Path has been 10 years in the making. Once completed, it will be a paved, handicapped-accessible path that connects Giorgetti Park to the College of Saint Joseph.

A new…

News Briefs
December 21, 2017

Fish and Wildlife offer ice safety tips

The recent arrival of cold temperature has formed early-season ice on Vermont ponds, lakes and rivers. The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department reminds winter enthusiasts that ice should never be considered safe and ice conditions vary.

“We are urging all outdoor enthusiasts – people going ice…

Local News
September 20, 2017

Police to leaf-peepers: Watch your valuables

As fall hiking and tourism season approaches, Vermont State Police are reminding citizens to refrain from leaving valuables in plain view inside their vehicles while enjoying the outdoors. This would include, purses, handbags, wallets, cash, iPhones, iPads, hiking equipment and other expensive items.

Continuing efforts…

Altitude Sickness
May 24, 2017

Hiking is in, no jackassery

Day 207 total for this season with 195 being lift service, as of writing this May 19.  It feels good.  Hiking is now pretty easy (12 hiking days in, it should be). Though I don’t really want to do it when I start, I make…

Altitude Sickness
May 11, 2017

It’s boot-hiking season

Boot-hiking season is here! As some of you may or may not know, boot hiking season is one of my favorite times in Killington. When everyone else is getting out their lawn chairs and firing up the grill, I am sharpening my crampons, eager for…

October 5, 2016

Police encourage safe hiking, preparedness

As summer departs and the weather cools this fall, the Vermont State Police and Department of Public Safety would like to remind those heading out onto Vermont’s hiking trails of the ever changing conditions a hiker may encounter this time of year, especially at higher…

The Happy Lifestylist
August 21, 2015

When in doubt, take a hike!

Hiking is by far my favorite form of exercise–luckily, in Vermont we have an abundance of hiking trails with no shortage of new terrain to explore. One of the best aspects of this type of activity is that it can be enjoyed year-round. Whether trekking…